Supporting everyone to be healthy and live well

Fracture Clinic

Contact Details

Hours: Tuesday afternoons
Location: The Hopwood Centre, Leichardt St, ECHUCA VIC 3564
Phone: 5485 5801
Fax: 5485 5833

Services

  • The Echuca Regional Health Fracture Clinic will take place as physiotherapist led face-to-face appointment each Tuesday afternoon at the Hopwood Centre
  • Additional sessions may be arranged if clinical demand is present
  • A Physiotherapist will be present during each session to assist and arrange follow-up as required
  • Dr Benny Zhang will be overseeing the clinical management of patients and if required a direct consultation will be arranged

Benefits of the Echuca Regional Health Fracture Clinic

  • Access to a FRACS qualified Orthopaedic Specialist locally
  • Reduces travel cost and time to Bendigo or Shepparton
  • Access to Physiotherapy support to help manage fracture or provide rehabilitation
  • Supporting your local health service and professionals

How to access the ERH Fracture Clinic

  • Following the initial diagnosis of your fracture, a referral to Echuca Regional Health Fracture Clinic is required
  • Referrals can be made by your:
    • Emergency Department Doctor or
    • General Practitioner
  • Echuca Regional Health staff will contact you to offer either a face-to-face clinic appointment or telehealth review
  • You will also be informed if you need imaging (eg X-ray) arranged prior to your consultation

Outcome of a consult

  • After consultation with EFC clinical staff, additional services required may include:
    • Plastering
    • Fitting of braces and camboots
    • Exercise prescription
    • Referral for follow-up Physiotherapy/Occupational Therapy
  • If surgery is required, this will be discussed with you at the time of consultation and performed at Echuca Regional Health through the emergency or elective surgery booking systems

Fees

There are no fees for the ERH Fracture Clinic attendance. Medicare Card is required.

Fees apply for related follow up appointments with ERH Allied Health.

Downloadable Brochure


Departments and Services Outpatient Services and ERH at Home Fracture Clinic